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  • Holloman leadership select “Shark Tank” winners

    Airmen from units across base came together to pitch their innovative ideas to base leadership, ranging from squadron commanders all the way up to the 49th Wing commander.
  • Developing the chief within

    His brown eyes flickered to the ceiling where a light had gone out – it was his task to replace it. After climbing a ladder, his strong hands began exchanging the burnt bulb with a new one. He looked below and saw Col. David Buck, his wing commander, striding towards the command office and his mind was racing – he had just recently gained his bachelor’s degree. While he knew the colonel was busy, he could not help feeling he needed Buck’s advice on commissioning. “… I said I wanted to help Airmen and he told me to become a chief,” said Senior Master Sgt. John Chacon, 49th Civil Engineer Squadron superintendent. “Twenty three years I’ve been in the Air Force, I’ve wanted to be a chief since 2009.”
  • Military Saves Week 2019

    Col. Joseph Campo, 49th Wing commander, signed the Military Saves Week 2019 proclamation, Feb. 19, 2019, here.MSW, which coincides with America Saves Week, is an annual recognition of the year-round campaign which seeks to persuade, motivate and encourage military families to save money every month, as well as promote automatic savings.“Financial
  • 49th Wing commander reads to Holloman Elementary children

    Col. Joseph Campo, 49th Wing commander, reads to children at Holloman Elementary School, Feb. 21, 2019, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Campo read to the children as he was selected as this month’s ‘mystery reader.’ (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christine Groening)
  • Holloman Tuskegee Chapter honors legacy

    Tuskegee Airmen are an influential group of World War II pilots who set an outstanding example for all to be proud of.  Their legacy lives on through Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated, and its many chapters. Larry “Jet” Jackson, Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated Western Region mentor, is a shining example as to why the legacy continues.  Jackson consistently
  • Fifth CMSAF visits Holloman

    Robert D. Gayor, fifth Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, addresses Airmen about pride, Feb. 15, 2019, at the Shifting Sands Dining Facility on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Gaylor served in the Air Force for 31 years and makes it a priority to talk to Airmen about having pride in their contributions to the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • 49th Wing Annual Award winners

    Team Holloman gathered at Club Holloman, Feb. 9, 2019, for the 2018 Annual Awards Banquet.
  • Chocolate chip, sugar and oatmeal, oh my!

    The Shifting Sands Dining Facility faculty partnered with the Youth and Teen Center in organizing a baking competition, Jan. 30, 2019, here.Airmen assisted youth in baking cookies, while the youth competed against each other to win golden spatulas.“It was nice for our Airmen to get out of the kitchen and showcase their talents in a different
  • AETC launches podcast focused on “Developing Mach-21 Airmen”

    AETC has launched the "Developing Mach-21 Airmen" professional development podcast to communicate and inform the Total Force across the globe on relevant, timely topics related to the recruiting, training, education and development of Airmen.
  • Royal Netherlands Air Force visits Holloman

    Senior leadership from the Royal Netherlands Air Force toured the 49th Wing, Feb. 1, 2019, to visit two Dutch pilots and two sensor operators in the MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft training program here.
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